STORY OF THE WEEK
Attracting innovative companies makes office buildings more attractive

Story of the week

22
Feb
2018

Attracting innovative companies makes office buildings more attractive

by Ákos Budai
Modern technology has revolutionised the way we work and significantly altered the leasing process. Andrej Leontiev LL.M., Partner at Taylor Wessing analysed current trends on Bratislava’s office market from a legal perspective.
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Career

22
Feb
2018

Sorin Visoianu leaves Immofinanz management

by Property Forum
Sorin Visoianu, Country Manager of Operations for Romania and Bulgaria at Immofinanz has left this position after eight years with the company, zf.ro reports.
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New MD appointed at Skanska Property Romania S Immo names new manager in Hungary C&W to open regional office in Brno

Report

22
Feb
2018

Confidence in CEE markets seems to have peaked

by Ákos Budai
The level of confidence in Central and Eastern European markets seems to have peaked according to the RICS Commercial Property Monitor. Expectations are still highly positive, but sentiment indices have topped out in the previous two quarters. Results for Q4 2017 demonstrate that both occupier and investment demand is still strong but the share of those who believe that some markets are close to peaking is growing steadily.
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Power play deals dominate CEE investment markets Automotive companies in Bulgaria expect higher revenues Liquidity returns to the Romanian market

Retail

21
Feb
2018

Retail supply expands rapidly in Poland

by Property Forum
In 2017, approximately 360,000 sqm of new retail space was delivered to the Polish market, which is 15% less than in 2016. Most new shopping centres were completed in the eight largest agglomerations (over 66% of completions). Thus, at the end of 2017, the total stock of modern shopping centre space in Poland reached approximately 11.5 million sqm, according to Colliers International.
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Aupark extension planned in Bratislava Retail development is booming in Poland Delta Holding to invest €600 million in real estate projects

Investment

21
Feb
2018

NEPI Rockcastle plans major retail developments in SEE

by Property Forum
NEPI Rockcastle published its results for 2017. The total value of direct property portfolio owned and managed by NEPI Rockcastle exceeded €5 billion (including joint-ventures). Acquisitions and developments finalised during 2017 totalled €947 million, with 339,800 sqm GLA added.
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REICO sells Prague office building International Campus acquires Prague student housing project Atrium plans Hungarian exit with €70 million sale

Industrial

21
Feb
2018

E-commerce giants boost Poland's industrial market

by Property Forum
2017 was the best year ever for Poland's industrial market with gross demand totalling 3.9 million sqm, JLL reports. Retailers and logistics operators continued to drive the market, together accounting for more than 65% of net take-up in 2017.
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Panattoni Europe to build factory in Białystok Prologis announces 2017 activity in CEE

Office

16
Feb
2018

HB Reavis reveals plans for first project in Łódź

by Property Forum
Łódź will become the second Polish city after Warsaw with projects by HB Reavis. The company has become the new owner of a plot at 2 Targowa Street in Nowe Centrum Łodzi (The New Centre of Łódź). According to the local zoning plan, the area will consist of office buildings with publicly accessible retail and walkable spaces on the ground floors. The listed buildings located on the plot will also be preserved. The price of the plot has not been revealed.
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Is Wrocław more attractive than Warsaw? New records on Prague's office market Strong demand for new Bucharest office space

Interview

16
Feb
2018

Automation, e-mobility and big data will change the game in logistics

by Ákos Budai
Automation, e-mobility and big data can completely change the game in logistics over the coming years. Martin Polák, Senior Vice President and Regional Head for CEE at Prologis talked to Property Forum about the future of European industrial and logistics markets.
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Slovakia and Romania set to perform best in 2018 Vienna-based investor plans to spend €100 million in Hungary Is de-malling the next step for Europe?

Hotel

16
Feb
2018

HTL dominates Croatia’s investment market

by Property Forum
In 2017 approx. 90% of the total investment volumes in the commercial real estate were recorded in retail and HTL on the Croatian market. Most of the investment and development activity came from the investors already present on the market. Newcomers were mostly focused on distressed/value-add or brownfield opportunities in the HTL sector. Retail and HTL will remain the most active sectors in terms of investment and development volumes in 2018, Colliers projects.
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Radisson Blu Wroclaw refurbished by Union Investment Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre acquired by Union Investment New Radisson Blu Hotel signed for Timisoara

Residential

15
Feb
2018

One United Properties invests €100 million in Bucharest project

by Property Forum
Romanian developer One United Properties plans to launch a residential project (One Mircea Eliade) with 250 apartments and the construction of a 24,000 sqm office building (One Tower) next to Bucharest’s Floreasca Lake, on the site of the former Automatica site.
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AFI Europe to start first residential project in Romania New student housing project planned in Warsaw CEE leads the way for house price growth

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